As the d00 system has evolved over the years, one question we seem to get a lot in emails and at conventions is "why isn't there an Athlete skill?" The truth is, we had one in Covert Ops during development. We removed it intentionally, and so I thought I'd take a moment to explain and hope that some folks comment and help convince me otherwise.
One thing I like to ask back: how do you define athletics?»Read more
Yesterday was talk-like-a-pirate day. Played a home-brew pirate-themed OSR game built-up from scratch with help from the family, heavily inspired by Sid Meier's Pirates! computer game, Merchants & Marauders board game, and the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise. It was so much fun I think I might some day formalize it into a rules set, commission some art, and get it edited. I know there are other Pirate themed RPGs out there, some of which are quite good, but sometimes it's just fun to do it all yourself, ya know?»Read more
Ian slouched lower in the back seat, trying to make himself invisible as Amelia kept driving the company sedan as casually as she could with a stolen government server in her trunk. He folded the map over and tried to make heads or tails of it, but without being able to see out a window he just didn’t know for sure where they were.
“I’m coming up on the checkpoint,” said Amelia as she slowed the car and shifted the gears gently, “you might want to disappear.”»Read more
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